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What is Better Toyota Urban Cruiser or Volkswagen Lupo?

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7 reasons to buy Toyota Urban Cruiser

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.5 vs 11.5 41% or 8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 79.5 mm vs 72.5 mm 9% or 7 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 86.4 mm vs 80.5 mm 7% or 5.9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 74 g/mile vs 80 g/mile 8% or 6 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 830 liters vs 749 liters 10% or 81 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1042 kg vs 1140 kg 9% or 98 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.2 meters vs 11 meters 8% or 0.8 meters

16 reasons to buy Volkswagen Lupo

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

101 bhp vs 60 bhp

74 kw. vs 44 kw.

41% or 41 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 132 nM vs 115 nM 13% or 17 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 12.5 sec. vs 16.8 sec. 4.3 sec.
More top speed 109 mph vs 97 mph 12 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 50.43 mpg vs 64.13 mpg 27% or 13.7 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 56.46 mpg vs 78.41 mpg 39% or 21.95 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 42.22 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 13% or 5.65 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 314 liters vs 140 liters 55% or 174 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 42 liters vs 34 liters 19% or 8 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1590 kg vs 1430 kg 10% or 160 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 450 kg vs 388 kg 14% or 62 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 550 kg vs 450 kg 18% or 100 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 99441 miles vs 62150 miles 38% or 37291 miles
More standard warranty - Years 5 years vs 3 years 40% or 2 years

Neutral reasons Toyota Urban Cruiser vs. Volkswagen Lupo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4200 RPM vs 6000 RPM 30% or 1800 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1716 cm3 vs 1329 cm3 23% or 387 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3527 mm vs 3930 mm 10% or 403 mm shorter
Width 1639 mm vs 1725 mm 5% or 86 mm narrower
Height 1459 mm vs 1525 mm 4% or 66 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2323 mm vs 2460 mm 6% or 137 mm less
Front tires size 175/65 R13T vs 195/60 R16
Rear tires size 175/65 R13T vs 195/60 R16
Spare wheel 175/65 R13T vs Compact
Type of wheels 5.5Jx13" steel vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)